Definition of Trojan

1. Noun. A native of ancient Troy.

Exact synonyms: Dardan, Dardanian
Group relationships: Ilion, Ilium, Troy
Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic



2. Adjective. Of or relating to the ancient city of Troy or its inhabitants. "Trojan cities"
Partainyms: Troy
Derivative terms: Troy

3. Noun. A program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful. "When he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse"
Exact synonyms: Trojan Horse
Generic synonyms: Malevolent Program

Definition of Trojan

1. a. Of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants.

2. n. One who shows the pluck, endurance, determined energy, or the like, attributed to the defenders of Troy; -- used chiefly or only in the phrase like a Trojan; as, he endured the pain like a Trojan; he studies like a Trojan.

Definition of Trojan

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Troy. ¹

2. Noun. A student (especially an athlete) of the University of Southern California. ¹

3. Noun. (space science) A Trojan asteroid. ¹

4. Noun. (space science) An object residing at a Trojan point. ¹

5. Noun. (programming) A very widespread and popular form of malware or computer virus. ¹

6. Adjective. Of, or relating to, the famed city of Troy or its inhabitants. ¹

7. Adjective. (space science) Of, or relating to, a Trojan point. ¹

8. Adjective. (programming) Of, or relating to, a certain type of malware. ¹

9. Noun. (computing) Malware that appears to perform or actually performs a desired task for a user while performing a harmful task without the user's knowledge or consent. ¹

10. Adjective. (astronomy) Describing a satellite (moon or minor planet) that shares an orbit with another ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trojan

trogs
trogtalite
trogue
trogues
troika
troikas
troilisms
troilist
troilists
troilite
troilites
troilus
troiluses
trois
trojan (current term)
troke
troked
trokes
troking
trokosis
trolamine
troland
trolands
troleandomycin
troll-friendly
trollable
trolled
trolleite

Literary usage of Trojan

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1. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly Fomenko (2005)
"The trojan War. The demise of Achilles follows shortly afterwards as a consequence of ... The trojan War. King Thoas. We see that some of the tales about ..."

2. Lectures on the Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1857)
"This fall of the royal houses occurs after the trojan war, and many changes now present themselves. The Peloponnesus was conquered by the ..."

3. History of English Poetry from the 12th to the Close of the 16th Century by Charles Dudley Warner, Thomas Warton, Geo. C. Rand & Avery, William Carew Hazlitt, Richard Price (1871)
"... it to that poet [in this prefix : " Dares a trojan ... expedition to Colchos, the confiant prelude to the trojan ftory in all the writers of this ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1858)
"But must eventĀ« which arc reckoned from the trojan war, be reckoned from the beginning or from the end of the war ? The trojan war seems to have been the ..."

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